Illegal Minesite

06miningraid1webPolicemen secure an illegal small-scale mining site raided by a joint task force before dawn Tuesday (5 Nov 2013) in Purok 8, Barangay Taligaman in Butuan City. Backed by Chinese financiers, it is supposed to be the biggest illegal mining operation in the area. MindaNews photo by Erwin Mascarinas | Read story